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Brandon Hall Group Lauds Micron For Fueling HR Transformation with Data

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Visier Customer Fosters a Data-Driven HR Culture With On-Demand Analytics

Visier, the innovation leader in Workforce Intelligence, today announced that one of its customers, Micron Technology, Inc., has earned a Brandon Hall Group 2014 Excellence in Technology Award for fuelling HR transformation with on-demand, self-service analytics. (To view a complete list of the winners, click here.) “Our world is more complex now. People decisions must be guided by data,” says Tim Long, Director of Workforce Information, Micron. “In our experience, the reason data is less often used for people decisions is that it takes too long to prepare and access. With self-service analytics, our HR team can focus more on business questions and answers and less time on preparing and processing the data in between.” Since implementing Visier Workforce Analytics in late 2013, as part of its broader data-driven HR strategy, Micron’s Workforce Information team has rolled out self-service analytics to more than 150 HR leaders and business partners and more than 800 business area managers globally. As a result, Micron is uncovering new workforce insights that can be used to make decisions that are closely linked to business performance. “We are very proud of Micron’s Workforce Information team for their success in moving up the workforce analytics maturity curve,” says John Schwarz, CEO and Co-Founder, Visier. “They are leading the pack in data-driven HR, helping intuition-based professionals tell stories with data so they can drive talent strategies that are linked to business results.” A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the award entries based upon innovation, value proposition and measurable results. Visier Workforce Analytics is part of a new solution category called Workforce Intelligence. With Workforce Intelligence, companies can fuel HR transformation initiatives, created to directly link the people strategy with revenue, profit, and stock value. Delivered in the cloud, Visier brings together all of a company’s workforce data, eliminating the need to implement a costly and time consuming data warehouse. For more information, contact Visier. Follow Visier on Twitter @Visier Like Visier on Facebook

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results. Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. (www.brandonhall.com).

About Micron Technology

Micron Technology, Inc., is a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems. Micron's broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies-including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash-is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer, enterprise storage, networking, mobile, embedded and automotive applications. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com. Micron and the Micron orbit logo are trademarks of Micron Technology, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Visier

Visier’s purpose is to help people see the truth and create a better future—now. Visier was founded to focus on what matters to business people: answering the right questions, even the ones a person might not know to ask. Questions that shape business strategy, provide the impetus for taking action, and drive better business results. Visier delivers fast, clear people insight by using all the available people data—regardless of source. With best-practice expertise built-in, decision-makers can confidently take action. Thanks to our amazing customers, Visier is the market leader in Workforce Analytics with 5,000 customers in 75 countries around the world. For more information, visit http://www.visier.com. Media Contact: Sarah Grant Visier 514-436-5100 sarah(dot)grant(at)visier(dot)com